WE ARE IN THE HOME STRETCH

This will be a very busy month for the PTA and the whole school! Here’s what we’ve got cooking:

MAY EVENTS

STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK: May 4th-8th

We have lots of fun events and goodies planned for our wonderful McAuliffe teachers and staff for the upcoming Staff Appreciation week (May 4th-8th).  We really wanted to involve the WHOLE school in thanking our staff this year so here is what we came up with so we can treat them all week long! Here is the calendar of events for the week:

Monday 5/4

Tuesday 5/5

Wednesday 5/6

Thursday 5/7

Friday 5/8

Java Cruiser Coffee Cart (PTA)

School Supplies

(Grades 1&3)

Snack Cart

(Grade 2)

Ice Cream Social after school

(Kindergarten)

Staff Restroom Spruce Up

(Grades 4&5)

Click on the links below for each grade and you will see what items we are most in need of and pick what works best for you. Knowing what items are being donated ahead of time will help the PTA staff plan the week and make it a huge success!

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Kindergarten Sign Up (Ice Cream Social)

Grades 1 & 3 Sign Up (School Supplies)

Grade 2 Sign Up (Snack Cart)

Grades 4 & 5 Sign Up (Staff Restroom Spruce Up)

If you are interested in volunteering on any day, please let me know. We will need helpers each day to distribute items. The volunteer schedule is:

Monday: 8am-10:30am

Tuesday: 11-1pm (during the lunch hour we will set up a Supply Table for the staff to come “shop”)

Wednesday: (9:30-11:30am)

Thursday (2:30-4pm)

Friday (times are flexible)

PTA MEETING: May 12th

Our next PTA meeting will be held on Tuesday, May12th at 6:30pm. At this meeting, we will be electing next year’s Executive Board. Minutes from the meeting will be available through a link in your Thursday email blast.

SPRING BOOK FAIR: May 13-21

Our spring Book Fair will begin on May 13th and run through May 21st. Look for more information about shopping hours and family events as we get closer to the event. There’s still more volunteers spots open! Sign up HERE! Volunteer for 4+ hours and earn $5 Book Fair credit. Work for 8+hours and earn $10!

FAMILY OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT: May 15th, 8pm

On Friday, My 15th join us after the sun goes down for our Family OUTDOOR Movie Night featuring Dolphin Tale 2. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair and some snacks, or purchase popcorn, drinks and candy from our concessions.

DOWN THE ROAD

Our End of the Year Carnival planning is underway! This year the Carnival will be on a Saturday (June 6) and will last 5 hours giving us a lot more time to enjoy a large variety of games, activities, food trucks and bounce houses! To make this the awesome event we know it can be, we will need lots of help. If you are interested in being a part of our team, please contact Sarah Barrett (contact info below).

MEMBERSHIP

We are thrilled to report that we are up to 215 members! That’s our highest membership total ever! But we know there are still many families who are not part of the PTA, and it’s never too late to join. We want to be sure that our membership is as diverse as our community, so if you haven’t done so already, consider joining today! JOIN ONLINE through PayPal! Your support means a lot and your membership dues help fund a wide range of classroom resources and activities!

PTA Exec Board

Sarah Barrett, President. email: sarahfbarrett@msn.com. phone: 301-452-7104

Holly Jankowski, Vice President. email: hollyjankowski@gmail.com

Eliane Bartholazzi, Treasurer. email: beliane@hotmail.com. phone: 301-972-6697

Marianna Kasprzak, Secretary. email: marianna.kasprzak@gmail.com

Minutes from 2014-15 PTA meetings can be found by the following links:

(No October Meeting)
(No December Meeting)
(No February Meeting)